MomsBloom Community Resource Quick List


Child Care Options

Great Start to Quality http://www.greatstarttoquality.org/

Assists families in selecting quality child care and preschool programs

Community Programs

Bright Beginnings https://bb.kentisd.org/

Home visits and playgroups that promote the early development, learning and health of young children (0-5 year olds) by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers.

Early On https://1800earlyon.org/

Offers early intervention services for infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with developmental delay(s) and/or disabilities, and their families.

Spectrum Health Maternal Infant Health https://www.spectrumhealth.org/healthier-communities/our-programs/maternal-infant-health-program

Free home visits to families with children under the age of one that are on or eligible for Medicaid

United Way 2-1-1 http://www.hwmuw.org/211

Collection of community resources

Doulas

Brenda Baar https://www.brendabaar.com/

Ginger Blossom Doulas https://www.gingerblossomdoula.com/

Gold Coast Doulas https://www.goldcoastdoulas.com/

GR Doulas https://www.grdoulas.com/

Feeding & Sleep Support

Baby Beloved http://www.babybelovedinc.com/

Classes and consultations for breastfeeding and pumping

Healthy Kent Breastfeeding Coalition http://kentcountybreastfeeding.org/local-resources/

List of Kent County lactation consultants and online resources

Hello Sleep https://hellosleepgr.com/

La Leche League of Grand Rapids https://www.lllgrandrapids.org/

Mom-to-mom breastfeeding and parenting information and support. Group on Tuesdays at 10am at Trinity United Methodist Church

Spectrum Health Lactation Support https://www.spectrumhealth.org/patient-care/services-and-treatment-detail-pages/breastfeeding-support

Free phone call with a lactation expert - 616.391.9437

Women’s Health Boutique 5150 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 https://www.airwayoxygeninc.com/Womens-Health-Boutique

Purchase or rent breastfeeding and pump equipment

Mental Health Resources

Arbor Circle https://arborcircle.org/services/early-childhood/

In-home counseling and infant mental health support

D.A. Blodgett https://dabsj.org/what-we-do/counseling

In-home counseling and infant mental health support

Maternal Wellness Program https://maternalwellnessprogram.org/

Check their calendar for weekly and monthly support groups, panel discussions, social events and fundraisers

Network 180 Call 1.800.749.7720

Provides referrals to mental health providers and counseling services

Pine Rest Mother and Baby Program https://www.pinerest.org/services/mother-baby-program-postpartum-depression-treatment/ or Call 1.800.678.5500

Postpartum HOPELine  Call 844.MOM.HOPE (844.666.4673)

Postpartum Men http://postpartummen.com/

Online resource for men experiencing postpartum mood disorders

Postpartum Support Center of Holland https://supportmom.org/

Counseling, support groups, and postpartum support for families in Holland

Spectrum Postpartum Care and Support https://www.spectrumhealth.org/patient-care/womens-health/obstetrics/postpartum-depression-support

Postpartum program and support groups

Parenting & Misc Classes

Alpha Women’s Center https://www.alphagrandrapids.org/

Parenting Support Groups in West Michigan https://grkids.com/list-of-parenting-groups-in-west-michigan/

Spectrum Health Pregnancy and Parenting Classes https://www.spectrumhealth.org/healthier-communities/pregnancy-and-parenting-classes

Playgroups & Connecting with Other Parents

Bright Beginnings https://bb.kentisd.org/

Home visits and playgroups that promote the early development, learning and health of young children (0-5 year olds) by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers.

Kent District Library https://www.kdl.org/events

BabyTime and ToddlerTime classes.

Grand Rapids Public Library https://www.grpl.org/storytimes/

Storytimes for babies, toddlers and older children.